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Published Date: 08 October 2019

Last Week for Online Application to Exchange for Singapore Bicentennial $20 Commemorative Note

Singapore, 8 October 2019… The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) commented today that applications to date for the additional 2 million pieces of Singapore Bicentennial $20 commemorative notes have been encouraging.  Over 180,000 individuals have applied for more than 1.5 million notes. The public has until this Sunday, 13 October 2019 11.59pm to apply online for the notes.

2     The online application service was launched on 16 September 2019. Singapore citizens and permanent residents can apply for up to 10 notes via the online portal at

3     Successful applicants will be notified by 3 November 2019, and will be able to exchange for the notes at face value within a two-week period shortly after. These applicants will be able to exchange for the notes at the bank branch selected in their online application form. After the two-week period, the remaining notes will be made available for general exchange at the participating retail banks in Annex A.

4     Applicants who do not have computer or internet access can seek assistance at the Citizen Connect Centres at 25 Community Clubs/Centres (CC) listed in Annex B and Our Tampines Hub.  Those with internet access on their mobile devices but require help with the application can approach any of the 108 CCs for assistance. For more information on the online application process, please refer to Annex C.